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Hroth 04-02-2008 04:40 AM

Corruption in the Land of the Dead
 
After searching for a loong time I finally managed to find a copy of Grim Fandango, the "Lucas Arts Classic" version . I had played it years ago but never been able to find it again. But during the install process there was some trouble with the file VOX0003.LAB. After a lot of screwing around I managed to get the rest of the game to install properly. It works beautifully all the way to the end of the world (far enough for most games). But then when people try to talk it tries to read the file from the cd as the file isn't installed and the cd fails like it did during the install and the game freezes. I've tried copying the file from the cd to the hard drive but it refuses to copy more than 69% of it and acts as though the file on the cd is corrupt. (copy freezes at 69% then cd drive slows down and makes noises and finally explorer gives out and the system freezes.)

Any Help??? The CD is practically mint, straight out of the box, there are no scratches. I can't think of any reason why it would have trouble reading it. Is there anywhere I can get another copy of this file? anything I can do to play the rest of the game?

James Isaac 04-02-2008 06:25 AM

Try the installer available here:
http://quick.mixnmojo.com

Hroth 04-02-2008 09:52 AM

Thanks for the link, Lovely little installer but it froze on VOX0003.LAB again. It's gotta be the disk. That file just isn't complete or there's some kind of corruption part of the way through it that prevents it from being read. :(

Also I just tried copying the file (by itself not installing the game) on another computer and it couldn't do it either. It got a bit over half way through the file before freezing up for a minute or so then coming up with "The system cannot read from the specified device."

I hate cds so very much. Is there anywhere else I can find VOX0003.LAB?

Disk B seems to have copies of VOX0000.LAB, VOX0002.LAB and VOX0004.LAB but not VOX0003!!!!! GYARRGHH!

lipton 04-02-2008 01:12 PM

you can have mine, its 37,4 MB tho...you have Gmail or some?

Hroth 04-03-2008 10:39 AM

thanks man, that'd be great. Though I'm not really looking forward to the 37 megs.
robmcknight1@gmail.com

Thrik 04-03-2008 10:52 AM

Sounds like the same problem described here:

http://www.lucasforums.com/showthread.php?t=187301

Getting a copy of the corrupted files will indeed fix it in all circumstances I've observed so far.

lipton 04-03-2008 07:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Hroth
thanks man, that'd be great. Though I'm not really looking forward to the 37 megs.
robmcknight1@gmail.com

done and done. its sending atm.

Edit: sorry about this, but im gonna have to send this tomorrow...which is now today, later today, its been sending fer 30 min now, however later its shud be there

Hroth 04-06-2008 04:28 AM

I really appreciate the effort you've put in to email a 37 mb file but I still havn't got it.

Thrik 04-06-2008 11:52 AM

GMail only accepts attachments of 20MB or below you'll need a file sharing site to do it. MediaFire is a pretty good one. :)

lipton 04-08-2008 09:16 AM

oh, thanks alot fer the tip Thrik hehe ive been trying the past couple of days sending but it wasnt sending afterall,

im gonna try putting it on mediafire then

kikuchiyo 04-10-2008 01:10 PM

No Problemo
 
I read about your problem, and I believe I have what you're looking for; hope it helps. :D

Hroth 04-11-2008 05:09 AM

Woohoo! thanks Kikuchiyo. You're a true samurai.

kikuchiyo 04-12-2008 10:56 AM

Ki ni shinai de <You're welcome>; happy travels through the land of the dead.

PS. You kick ass for knowing where my screen name comes from; I'm glad to see that good taste in games translates into good taste in movies as well :thumbsup:

The Hobo In A Box 06-04-2008 10:58 AM

does anyone have MOVIE04.LAB

seems to be the only file on the disk vista won't read

Intangible 360 06-05-2008 07:48 PM

I'm having the same problem with VOX0003.LAB. Here is a link to MOVIE04.LAB...maybe you could help me with VOX0003.LAB? :brow:

The Hobo In A Box 06-06-2008 07:30 AM

do i just copy the file and upload it somewhere? (the VOX0003.LAB that is)

also how do i put movie04.lab in?

The Hobo In A Box 06-06-2008 07:35 AM

and what is that movie04.lab file

all im seeing is a bunch of text thats taking 30 minutes to load all of it

Intangible 360 06-06-2008 10:04 AM

Click the above link and then on that page where you see MOVIE04.LAB right click on the link and choose "save as" and choose where you want it to download to and it will start downloading, it will take a little while since it's a big file.


I would really appreciate if you could upload the VOX0003.LAB file that I'm missing; to do so please follow these steps:

1. In Internet Explorer or an FTP client please put in this address: ftp.bizland.com

2. Then when you're prompted use the username: nextwave and password: test12

3. If you are using the latest version of Internet Explorer (version 7 with tabbed browsing) you will need to take this extra step, if not skip to the next step. You will need to look to the top right quadrant of your page and look for the page button, click that and look for the option called "Open FTP Site in Windows Explorer". You will likely be prompted for your login info again, just use the same as before.

4. Now you just have to drag and drop the VOX0003.LAB file onto the window and wait for it to finish uploading, depending on your internet connection it could take a little while to finish.


Please just ask me for help if you have any trouble as I really need this file and this is the only lead I've come across so far.

Thanks.

Intangible 360 06-06-2008 04:24 PM

Nevermind I actually got the file elewhere, thanks anyway though.

The Hobo In A Box 06-07-2008 06:16 AM

well ill just kill myself then D:

The Hobo In A Box 06-07-2008 06:48 AM

and ive downloaded the file, how do i put the file into the folder?

still keeps saying stuff about a missing file and some other error that doesn't let me play the game

assert handler

Res.c(2075): (int)fh 7 0 && (int)fh <= MAX_OPEN_FILES

Intangible 360 06-07-2008 11:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Hobo In A Box (Post 2474431)
and ive downloaded the file, how do i put the file into the folder?

still keeps saying stuff about a missing file and some other error that doesn't let me play the game

assert handler

Res.c(2075): (int)fh 7 0 && (int)fh <= MAX_OPEN_FILES

I honestly don't know what that would mean...all I did was copy the file, in my case VOX0003.LAB into the Grim folder, did you do that? Did you install the patch after moving the file? Are you sure the whole file downloaded, it should be 102MB. If the whole file didn't download try logging into the FTP using the steps I gave above and make sure the whole file downloads, you may have to turn off any firewalls you have running. I hope that helps, let me know how it goes.

The Hobo In A Box 06-09-2008 02:18 PM

i needed to put the file in before updating it

but now that i have done that, it loads up fine and stuff but sounds and that is still messes up

Intangible 360 06-09-2008 06:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Hobo In A Box (Post 2475371)
i needed to put the file in before updating it

but now that i have done that, it loads up fine and stuff but sounds and that is still messes up

Hmmm, I don't know about that. I haven't had any trouble with sound, hopefully someone else can help you with that.

hooderick 07-06-2008 11:26 PM

same issues
 
Could you send me a copy of vox003.lab, mine freezes up when I try to copy it. Pretty please!

Thanks

hooderick@gmail.com

kikuchiyo 07-11-2008 12:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hooderick (Post 2490193)
Could you send me a copy of vox003.lab, mine freezes up when I try to copy it. Pretty please!

Thanks

hooderick@gmail.com

Sorry to hear about your troubles, but this ought to help. All that you have to do is download, unzip, and copy it to your GF directory(C:\program files\lucasarts\grim, or something like that). Happy gaming :D

hooderick 07-12-2008 12:20 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kikuchiyo (Post 2492484)
Sorry to hear about your troubles, but this ought to help. All that you have to do is download, unzip, and copy it to your GF directory(C:\program files\lucasarts\grim, or something like that). Happy gaming :D

Wow, thanks a lot. I look forward to playing this again. My secret shame is I never finished it the first time I played it years ago!! You are great.

frankie00 12-22-2008 10:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by kikuchiyo (Post 2492484)
Sorry to hear about your troubles, but this ought to help. All that you have to do is download, unzip, and copy it to your GF directory(C:\program files\lucasarts\grim, or something like that). Happy gaming :D

I am having the same problem with the VOX0003 file, and clicking on the link you've provided leads to a blank page! I know you posted it a while ago, but if you see this, please help! Everything I've tried so far to get my game to install has failed, and I am feeling very frustrated. :(

Thank you for your help,
Frankie

archie speedlepopper 12-24-2008 10:42 PM

ditto needing VOX0003.lab
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by frankie00 (Post 2569752)
I am having the same problem with the VOX0003 file, and clicking on the link you've provided leads to a blank page! I know you posted it a while ago, but if you see this, please help! Everything I've tried so far to get my game to install has failed, and I am feeling very frustrated. :(

Thank you for your help,
Frankie


I'm running into the same thing. Could a generous soul pls point me somewhere VOX0003.lab might currently be?

Thanks a bunch.

archie speedlepopper 12-25-2008 12:52 PM

Got it! VOX0003.lab is available at
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ne36up

Merry Xmas to me!!

frankie00 12-26-2008 01:28 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by archie speedlepopper (Post 2570817)
Got it! VOX0003.lab is available at
http://www.sendspace.com/file/ne36up

Merry Xmas to me!!

woohoo! thank you so much! :)

-frankie


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